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New Tax Brackets Available for 2021

You should read the 2021 tax brackets to see which tax rates you will be charged if you are filing taxes for the first-time. This article will discuss filing as a Married Couple or Single. Based on marital status, you will also learn which income tax rate applies. This information will assist you in making the best financial decisions.
File jointly

You need to be aware of the new tax brackets in 2021 if your federal tax return is due. The new tax brackets apply to any income earned in 2021. Your taxable income and filing status will determine which tax bracket you fall into. This includes single, married filing together, qualifying widow(er), or head of household. You have until April 18th to file your tax return. However, you can request a six-month extension until October 17.
Single

In 2021, the federal government plans to change the tax brackets applicable to singles. This will make seven tax brackets. Each bracket is determined based on an individual’s taxable income. A single who earns $35,000 will be subject to a 12% tax. This doesn’t necessarily mean that she will be subject to 12% income tax.
Married

You may be interested in the new tax brackets applicable to married couples if you plan to file federal income tax returns by 2021. You can file as an individual or married couple to lower your tax burden. The highest tax bracket can be 92%. These tax brackets change every year to adjust for inflation. Make sure you are aware of the most recent changes. You can file as a widow(er), if your spouse died within the last two-years. If you’re single, you can still file your joint tax return and receive a lower bracket of tax. But make sure you read all the fine print and visit the IRS website to ensure you don’t miss anything.
Head of the House

The new tax rates in place for the 2021- and 2022 tax year are the same as they are now. The tax rates for everyone are seven as of 2021. You may be in a different bracket each tax year because the tax rates are adjusted every year for inflation. You could end up paying more or less than your top tax rate. There’s an easy way for you to find out your bracket and not get trapped in one that isn’t right for you.
Millionaire

The new legislation proposes to significantly increase the income cap of millionaires, starting in 2021 and continuing through 2030. According to the Joint Committee on Taxation this will result in a 69% tax relief for millionaires by 2022. The increase is due to an amendment to raise the state and local tax deductions cap from $10,000 to $80,000. This cut won’t take effect until 2022 but it is still a welcome relief.